A delegation representing U.S. whistleblowers have just met with Edward Snowden in Russia to show their support for his courageous actions that have exposed the massive U.S. spying program directed against the American people as well as people all over the world.
Activists from ThankYouEdSnowden.org staged a highly visible protest today inside the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that featured the testimony of NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander and James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence.
There is no court that can enforce the Bill of Rights against the government's domestic-spying operations, as reflected in the Aug. 21 release of one of the many secret opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
The vote crossed party lines, demonstrating that this is not an issue of Republicans versus Democrats. This is an epoch-defining battle in our history about the relationship between government and the people.